The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 200 194 184
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 75 57 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.62% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.67% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 28
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£218 £175 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £122 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £275 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £213 £220
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £10.57 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.30% -15.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.25 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.60 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £10.57 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+18.31% -11.95%
Junior
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9157 8491 8122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.19% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5544 4748 4306
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 425 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Junior Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +3 22 £200 -27.27% 10
Berkshire +2 19 £240 +33.33% 2
Hampshire -5 10 £196 +6.80% 15
Surrey -3 6 £239 +51.58% 15
West Sussex -7 6 £330 - 7
Oxfordshire -12 6 £80 -60.00% 4
Middlesex +7 3 - - 1
Kent +2 2 £200 -15.78% 4
East Sussex 0 1 £350 +133.33% 6
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England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title.

1 33 (22.76%) Finance
2 30 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 21 (14.48%) Java
4 19 (13.10%) SQL
4 19 (13.10%) Windows
4 19 (13.10%) Project Management
5 18 (12.41%) HTML
5 18 (12.41%) Degree
6 17 (11.72%) CSS
7 16 (11.03%) Retail
8 15 (10.34%) JavaScript
8 15 (10.34%) Adobe
9 14 (9.66%) MS Office
9 14 (9.66%) Telecoms
10 13 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (8.97%) Marketing
11 12 (8.28%) MS Excel
12 11 (7.59%) PHP
12 11 (7.59%) SLA
12 11 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (6.90%) Photoshop
13 10 (6.90%) Security Cleared
13 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (6.21%) SQL Server
14 9 (6.21%) Linux
14 9 (6.21%) ITIL
14 9 (6.21%) PRINCE2
14 9 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (5.52%) Oracle
15 8 (5.52%) SAP

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.83%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.07%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.07%) IIS
3 3 (2.07%) Apache
3 3 (2.07%) WordPress
4 2 (1.38%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.69%) Drupal
5 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.69%) Moodle
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (9.66%) MS Office
2 12 (8.28%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.90%) Photoshop
4 8 (5.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (4.83%) MS Project
6 6 (4.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (4.14%) InDesign
7 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.38%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.69%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.69%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.69%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.38%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.69%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.69%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.69%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.69%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.83%) Office 365
2 3 (2.07%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (2.07%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) HTTP
1 4 (2.76%) Intranet
1 4 (2.76%) Internet
2 3 (2.07%) VPN
3 2 (1.38%) LAN
4 1 (0.69%) FTP
4 1 (0.69%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.07%) MySQL
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.07%) Star Schema
4 3 (2.07%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.07%) OLAP
5 2 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.38%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.69%) QlikView
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.07%) Subversion
2 3 (2.07%) Introscope
3 2 (1.38%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.38%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.38%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.69%) Toad
4 1 (0.69%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.69%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.69%) JIRA
4 1 (0.69%) Selenium
4 1 (0.69%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.69%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.69%) JMeter
General
1 33 (22.76%) Finance
2 16 (11.03%) Retail
3 14 (9.66%) Telecoms
4 13 (8.97%) Marketing
5 8 (5.52%) Advertising
6 5 (3.45%) Legal
7 4 (2.76%) Spanish Language
8 3 (2.07%) Back Office
8 3 (2.07%) Electronics
9 2 (1.38%) Banking
10 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.69%) Billing
10 1 (0.69%) Local Government
10 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.69%) Publishing
10 1 (0.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.41%) HTML
2 17 (11.72%) CSS
3 7 (4.83%) .NET
3 7 (4.83%) Web Services
3 7 (4.83%) XML
4 6 (4.14%) jQuery
5 5 (3.45%) XSLT
6 4 (2.76%) Spring
6 4 (2.76%) HTML5
7 3 (2.07%) RESTful
7 3 (2.07%) Java EE
7 3 (2.07%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.07%) Ajax
7 3 (2.07%) SOAP
7 3 (2.07%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.38%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.38%) J2EE
8 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.38%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.45%) PDA
2 5 (3.45%) Social Network
2 5 (3.45%) Social Media
3 4 (2.76%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.07%) EPoS
4 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.38%) GIS
5 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.38%) Clustering
5 2 (1.38%) User Experience
6 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.69%) Statistics
6 1 (0.69%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.69%) SCADA
6 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.69%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.10%) Windows
2 9 (6.21%) Linux
3 7 (4.83%) UNIX
4 6 (4.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.14%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.07%) zOS
5 3 (2.07%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.38%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.10%) Project Management
2 13 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (6.21%) ITIL
4 9 (6.21%) PRINCE2
5 8 (5.52%) Analytics
6 5 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (3.45%) CRM
6 5 (3.45%) Validation
6 5 (3.45%) Migration
6 5 (3.45%) TDD
7 4 (2.76%) Scrum
7 4 (2.76%) OO
7 4 (2.76%) Web Analytics
7 4 (2.76%) Project Planning
7 4 (2.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (2.76%) SOA
7 4 (2.76%) ETL
7 4 (2.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.48%) Java
2 19 (13.10%) SQL
3 15 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.59%) PHP
5 6 (4.14%) C#
6 5 (3.45%) VBA
6 5 (3.45%) C
7 3 (2.07%) VB
7 3 (2.07%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.07%) Python
7 3 (2.07%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.38%) VBScript
8 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.38%) Ruby
8 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.69%) ABAP
9 1 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (12.41%) Degree
2 10 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.69%) MCSA
4 1 (0.69%) CCNA
4 1 (0.69%) ISEB
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.69%) MCITP
4 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.38%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (1.38%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.38%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (4.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.69%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 30 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.34%) Adobe
3 8 (5.52%) Oracle
3 8 (5.52%) SAP
4 6 (4.14%) HP
5 5 (3.45%) Remedy
5 5 (3.45%) Facebook
5 5 (3.45%) Twitter
6 4 (2.76%) Google
7 3 (2.07%) ILOG
7 3 (2.07%) CA
7 3 (2.07%) Omniture
8 2 (1.38%) Talend
8 2 (1.38%) NCR
8 2 (1.38%) Cisco
9 1 (0.69%) Citrix
9 1 (0.69%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.69%) VMware
9 1 (0.69%) Mitel
9 1 (0.69%) Novell
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